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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 80 68
Rank change year-on-year -17 -12 +34
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 41 48 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.63% 2.12% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.37% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 29
10th Percentile £257 £171 £197
25th Percentile £366 £213 £260
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £323 £350
Median % change year-on-year +39.21% -7.64% -
75th Percentile £556 £355 £438
90th Percentile £620 £450 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,229 2,026 1,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.66% 89.49% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,383 1,155 802
10th Percentile £200 £155 £218
25th Percentile £363 £288 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £425 £444
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -4.33% -1.28%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 299 80
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £22.25
Median % change year-on-year +51.85% -39.33% +30.88%
75th Percentile £52.50 £24.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £50.00 £57.73
England median hourly rate £26.98 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.61% -8.89% +7.14%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Essex +12 13 £500 +90.48% 3
Hertfordshire 0 12 £563 +38.89% 12
Cambridgeshire -14 7 £425 +57.41% 8
Suffolk -5 4 £160 - 1
Bedfordshire -13 3 £363 +57.61% 5
Norfolk -10 1 £157 -37.82% 1
East Anglia - 1 £220 - 1
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
4 15 (36.59%) Agile
5 14 (34.15%) VMware
5 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
6 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
7 12 (29.27%) Azure
7 12 (29.27%) Linux
8 10 (24.39%) ITIL
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (21.95%) vSphere
9 9 (21.95%) Public Cloud
9 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
9 9 (21.95%) DNS
9 9 (21.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 8 (19.51%) Social Skills
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (19.51%) Migration
10 8 (19.51%) AWS
10 8 (19.51%) PaaS
10 8 (19.51%) IaaS
11 7 (17.07%) WAN
12 6 (14.63%) LAN
12 6 (14.63%) Velocity
12 6 (14.63%) High Availability
12 6 (14.63%) DevOps
12 6 (14.63%) Operational Stability

Infrastructure Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Azure
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (19.51%) AWS
3 8 (19.51%) IaaS
3 8 (19.51%) PaaS
4 5 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) Akamai
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) SD-WAN
7 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) GitLab
General
1 8 (19.51%) Social Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) ICT Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) ICT Support
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (2.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Velocity
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.95%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.88%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Customer Experience
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) High Availability
4 6 (14.63%) Operational Stability
4 6 (14.63%) Platform Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Server Management
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Security Management
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) C
3 3 (7.32%) Bash
4 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (12.20%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) Postfix
5 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.88%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.44%) Terraform
5 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.32%) Veritas
6 2 (4.88%) CyberArk
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) Ping Identity
6 2 (4.88%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos